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Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems

The School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology invites applications for a full time, non-tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor in Computer Science/Computer Information Systems to begin Fall 2014/Spring 2015. The position is for a nine-month appointment.

Minimum Qualifications:
A terminal degree (Ph.D.) is desired but a master’s degree is required from a regionally accredited institution. Official copies of college transcripts must be on file by the appointment date for the successful candidate selected. Teaching experience, service, and record of scholarly activity appropriate to the rank is desirable.

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities:
The Computer Science/Computer Information Systems department seeks a dynamic individual to teach core undergraduate courses in computer information systems and computer science. Teaching responsibilities may include basic courses common to both computer science and computer information systems, consisting of communications, web development, hardware/software, database, client/server essentials, enterprise networking, computer science fundamental courses, homeland security, information security, etc. In addition to teaching, the position entails undergraduate student advising; active participation on department, college and university committees; service learning/internship activities; and active involvement in scholarly activities such as publishing and obtaining grants. Other duties may be assigned as needed, and excellence in teaching, research, and service is required for future promotion and tenure.

The selected applicant may be required to submit to a background investigation. VUU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (804)257-5841.

Salary is commensurate with professional experience and qualifications.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For qualified applicants, the application packet should contain a letter of interest, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a copy of college and graduate transcripts, and a list of five professional references, along with contact information. The application package may be emailed to: Mail completed package to the following address: Virginia Union University, Office of Human Resources, Attn: Computer Science/CIS Search Committee, 1500 North Lombardy Street, Richmond, VA 23220. Please call (804) 257-5841 if there are any questions.